French Tales & Novels from the 19th Century
Chiffon's Marriage (Le mariage de Chiffon, 2009)
Adapted from: Chiffon's Marriage, Gyp
Director: Jean-Daniel Verhaeghe
Cast: Hippolyte Girardot, Christa Theret
Eurochannel offers a journey through time in search of treasured French literature of the 19th century. The most illustrious writers are present: Victor Hugo, Honoré de Balzac, Emile Zola, etc…, adapted, in costume, with the set and the music of that era by one of the best French directors and portrayed by the greatest French actors such as Marie-Anne Chazel, Didier Bourdon, Samuel Le Bihan, and Regis Laspalès.
Enjoy classic humor in the French 19th century spirit! When the greatest French authors of the 19th century meet the best French actors of today, it creates a stunning production you will not want to miss.
While the Dreyfus affair divided France into two camps, the Duke of Aubieres (Artus de Penguern) proposes to the young Chiffon (Christa Theret), whose mother believes his wealth is worthy of a marriage. She has a rebellious spirit and is in permanent revolt against her upper-class background. She is also in love with her uncle Mark (Hippolyte Girardot), a brilliant photographer and the brother of her mother's second husband, and refuses to become the Duchess of Aubieres. After much discussion, she will cry like a little girl and fall into the arms of Mark. Now she can finally reveal her feelings to him.